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Face Mask (Do)

Date:
19th–mid-20th century
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire, northern Côte d'Ivoire, Bandama River region
Culture:
Senufo or Dyula peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 x W. 5 x D. 2 1/2 in. (21 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.205
Not on view
[Robert L. Stolper Galleries, New York and Los Angeles, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1961–1978

The American Federation of Arts. Primitive Art Masterworks: an exhibition jointly organized by the Museum of Primitive Art and the American Federation of Arts, New York. New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1974, no. 60.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 61.

Green, Kathryn L. "Shared Masking Traditions in Northeastern Ivory Coast." African Arts vol. 20, no.4 (August 1987).

Garrard, Timothy F. "Face Masks from The Senufo Region." In Art of Cote d'Ivoire: from the collections of the Barbier-Mueller Museum, edited by Jean Paul Barbier. Geneva: Musée Barbier-Mueller, 1993.



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